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Pizza Talk: The Yodi’s are Back; Tinkering with Your Dough, Part 7

Written By Peter Reinhart
Thursday, 11 June 2020 Pizza Talk

Our dough masters, John Arena and Brian Spangler, return for four new episodes in the Pizza Yodi series (this is the second of the four new ones, but part 7 of the overall Yodi series). During these episodes we’ll be discussing everything from the evolution over many years of each of their doughs, the life lessons they picked up along the way from other pizza giants, the in’s and out’s…Read More…

Pizza Talk: The Yodi’s are Back; Tinkering with Your Dough, Part 6

Written By Peter Reinhart
Wednesday, 10 June 2020 Pizza Talk

Our dough masters, John Arena and Brian Spangler, return for four new episodes in the Pizza Yodi series (this is the second of the four new ones, but part 6 of the overall Yodi series). During these episodes we’ll be discussing everything from the evolution over many years of each of their doughs, the life lessons they picked up along the way from other pizza giants, the in’s and out’s…Read More…

Pizza Talk: The Yodi’s are Back; Tinkering with Your Dough, Part 5

Written By Peter Reinhart
Tuesday, 09 June 2020 Pizza Talk

Our dough masters, John Arena and Brian Spangler, return for four new episodes in the Pizza Yodi series (this is the second of the four new ones, but part 5 of the overall Yodi series). During these episodes we’ll be discussing everything from the evolution over many years of each of their doughs, the life lessons they picked up along the way from other pizza giants, the in’s and out’s…Read More…

Pizza Talk: The Yodi’s are Back! Tinkering with Your Dough, Part 4

Written By Peter Reinhart
Monday, 08 June 2020 Pizza Talk

Our dough masters, John Arena and Brian Spangler, return for four new episodes in the Pizza Yodi series. During these episodes we’ll be discussing everything from the evolution over many years of each of their doughs, the life lessons they picked up along the way from other pizza giants, the in’s and out’s of baking with commercial yeast and preferments — as well as the use of long cold fermentation…Read More…

Pizza Box of the Week with Scott Wiener, #1

Written By Scott Wiener
Saturday, 06 June 2020 Pizza Talk

What? A pizza box with a portrait of Pope Francis on it!?!   Find out all about it here on our very first episode of Pizza Box of the Week with Scott Wiener. Every Saturday, and for a long time to come, Scott will give us the scoop on another pizza box from his Guinness Book of Records collection. He has over 1,500 of them so, we all hope that this…Read More…

Pizza Talk: Scott Wiener, part 2

Written By Peter Reinhart
Friday, 05 June 2020 Pizza Talk

Scott Wiener is probably the most connected person I know in the pizza community. He describes himself as a “serious pizza enthusiast,” but he is so much more. We’ve interviewed Scott here on Pizza Quest so, if you are among the few who don’t know who he is, use the search engine on our home page and put in his name. You will not only be led to the earlier…Read More…

Pizza Talk: Scott Wiener, Our Man on the Streets, Part 1

Written By Peter Reinhart
Thursday, 04 June 2020 Pizza Talk

Scott Wiener is probably the most connected person I know in the pizza community. He describes himself as a “serious pizza enthusiast,” but he is so much more. We’ve interviewed Scott here on Pizza Quest so, if you are among the few who don’t know who he is, use the search engine on our home page and put in his name. You will not only be led to the earlier…Read More…

Pizza Talk: Leo Spizzirri, Part 2

Written By Peter Reinhart
Tuesday, 02 June 2020 Pizza Talk

We first introduced you to Leo Spizzirri back in 2017 after I saw him in action at the International Pizza Expo, where he was a whirlwind of action. Alternating between three different booths located all across the immense convention center, Leo performed a non stop series of demo’s making pizzas, flat breads, showing the potential of wood-fired ovens for more than just pizza, and dispensing golden nuggets of baking wisdom…Read More…

Pizza Talk: Leo Spizzirri, Part 1: No Longer “The Greatest Guy You Never Knew”

Written By Peter Reinhart
Monday, 01 June 2020 Pizza Talk

We first introduced you to Leo Spizzirri back in 2017 after I saw him in action at the International Pizza Expo, where he was a whirlwind of action. Alternating between three different booths located all across the immense convention center, Leo performed a non stop series of demo’s making pizzas, flat breads, showing the potential of wood-fired ovens for more than just pizza, and dispensing golden nuggets of baking wisdom…Read More…

Pizza Talk: Nancy Silverton, Part 2

The very first stop in our Pizza Quest filming expedition ten years ago was at Pizzeria Mozza, Nancy Silverton’s groundbreaking restaurant in Los Angeles, where a pizza themed menu was elevated to destination fine dining. The pizzas there were — and still are — both creative and exquisite, raising the bar (and now much copied) for what a pizza could be. Nancy is a visionary, whether as the founder of…Read More…

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Pizza Quest is a site dedicated to the exploration of artisanship in all forms, wherever we find it, but especially through the literal and metaphorical image of pizza. As we share our own quest for the perfect pizza we invite all of you to join us and share your journeys too. We have discovered that you never know what engaging roads and side paths will reveal themselves on this quest, but we do know that there are many kindred spirits out there, passionate artisans, doing all sorts of amazing things. These are the stories we want to discover, and we invite you to jump on the proverbial bus and join us on this, our never ending pizza quest.

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